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Industry Changes, Environmental Impact and Other Manufacturing News

Are you curious about manufacturing? Do you wonder how things are made? Do you want to know about the environmental impact of the products you are buying? Are you in the manufacturing field? In that field, are you looking for ways to improve processes, profit margins, safety or other aspects of your business? If you answered yes to any of these questions, then, you have find the right blog. This blog explores all aspects of manufacturing from a variety of angles. It may also delve into industrial topics that are related to manufacturing. I invite you to look around, and please feel free to share any posts that interest you.

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Dan Owens

Methods of Caring for Your Powder Coated Fittings

When you install high-end steel or aluminium fittings in your home, you want to stay in good condition for the longest possible period. This means that you would love them to stand up against anything that's likely to damage them. For the fittings to do this, they must have an effective coating or layer of protection that keeps any harmful elements at bay. A powder coating is very effective at doing this.

What Gives Plastic Crates an Edge Over Other Types of Crates?

Whether dealing with manufactured products or perishable farm produce, plastic crates come in handy when you need to store or transport your stuff. They play an important role in the management of inventory. Ideally, the crates are used for processing units, conveyor mobility, storage and assembling units. There are various grades of plastic, and you can choose the material according to your specific applications. For instance, high-density polyvinyl chloride plastics are tough and suitable for the rumble and tumble of farm applications.

Why Flexible Pre-Insulated Pipes are Better Than Rigid Ones

Pre-insulated polyethylene (PEX) pipes exist as rigid or flexible piping systems. Some homeowners may not know which of these options would be better for underground piping systems on their properties. This article discusses some of the reasons why the flexible pre-insulated version may be a better choice for you. Obstacle Avoidance It is harder to install the rigid PEX pipes in an area where underground obstacles, such as other utility lines, exist.

Top Benefits of Opting For Laser Engraving

Laser engraving refers to the process of using a laser beam to create etchings on a surface. In years past, the engraving process was largely done by hand. However, since the advent of this technology, it has steadily been adopted by numerous industries that offer this service. Nevertheless, some individuals may still be under the impression that engraving by hand is the only way to guarantee quality. Below are some of the top benefits of incorporating laser engraving in your business:

Cutting Sheet Metal: 4 Options

Sheet metal provides a high strength solution for various operations which span the industrial and manufacturing sector. Sheet metal can also be easily modified and cut into different shapes to match the specification of the job you are completing. However, when cutting sheets of metal it is important that you choose the correct method. Below is a guide four standard sheet metal cutting methods. Laser Cutting Laser cutting involves using a highly concentrated beam of light which generates enough heat to cut through the sheets of metal.

A Guide to Buying a Soccer Net that Suits Your Sports Needs

You will want to spend your hard earned cash wisely and purchase a soccer net that will suit the specific needs of players as well as last for an extended period. What type of net should you buy then? It is somehow tricky to clearly predict the exact time a soccer net will last. A series of variables come into play for this case. Soccer net wear widely depends on the thickness of the net, overlying weather conditions, the type of material used to make the net, and the size of the mesh.

How Balustrades Are Made

Balustrades are used in many different environments, including residential properties, offices, retail premises, schools and supermarkets. They are often made from a combination of safety glass and stainless steel, as these materials are very robust and low maintenance in addition to being aesthetically pleasing. Here is a brief explanation of how balustrades are manufactured. Design One of the first steps in the manufacturing process is drawing up the design for a balustrade.

4 Tips to Help You Fabricate Metal on Your Farm

If you run a farm, there is a lot of metal fabrication that needs to be done. From repairing machinery to putting together water troughs and all kinds of other tasks, metal is at the heart of a lot of it. To save a bit of money, you can do a lot of your agricultural metal fabrication on your own, but you should be prepared. Here are some tips to help you.

Factors That Can Affect the Quality of Induction Bent Pipes

Induction pipe bending usually produces high quality bends that are superior to bends produced by other methods, such as mandrel bending. This high quality is usually achieved by keeping a close watch on the factors that may compromise the quality of the induction bends. This article discusses some of the issues that fabricators will watch out for in order to deliver the best induction bends in your pipes. Dents and Gouges